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Oral hygiene is an important practice that helps in boosting one’s self-confidence as you can give that beautiful smile and talk in front of people without bad breath coming out of your mouth or having a fear of people noticing your stained teeth. Your teeth and smile are among the first things that people notice about you, and therefore you need to adopt healthy oral hygiene practices.

What tips can one follow to retain oral hygiene? 

Brush your teeth after all meals

Dentist beside single tooth promoting oral health.

One way to keep your teeth shining and your mouth fresh is by brushing your teeth after every meal. This is because after eating your meals there are food particles that remain or get stuck in the teeth forming the bacteria that causes the bad breath. So, to avoid this ensure that you brush your teeth after every meal. If you are not able to brush your teeth twice a day, you can instead clean them twice a day when you wake up in the morning and before you go to bed.

Eat healthy food.

Vegetables beside cooking pot.

What you eat affects the entire body including the teeth. Some foods such as sweets, sugary food and drinks tend to stain the teeth and develop bacteria that may harm your enamel. So, to ensure that your teeth are healthy, eat a well-balanced diet with lots of vegetables and fruits too.

Floss on a regular basis. 

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One way to achieve a clean and fresh oral smell all day long is by investing in a safe and medically proven floss. Apart from giving you a new smell, flossing also helps in reducing gum cavities and keeps your teeth shining too.

Visit a dentist. 

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Having your teeth checked after a given period is very crucial since the dentist is in a position to detect any issue that may be in your teeth and offer advice where necessary regarding maintaining your white teeth and other oral hygiene practices. Therefore, don’t wait until you have an oral problem to see a dentist instead make it a habit of making appointments to regularly get your teeth checked.

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